Tag: Divorce

Anthony Anderson faces divorce petition from wife  

American actor, comedian, and game show host, Anthony Anderson, is facing a divorce petition from his wife if 22 years.  The couple got married in 1999 after meeting in college at Howard University, and now have two adult children, Kyra and Nathan.  This would not be the first time Anthony’s[Read More…]

I still love my wife, do not grant her divorce, man begs court

A businessman, Monday Francis, on Thursday, begged a Customary Court in Jikwoyi, Abuja, not to grant his wife, Mercy divorce, saying he still loves her and cannot let her go. Francis made the plea while defending himself in a divorce petition filed against him by Mercy. “I still love my wife very[Read More…]

Court terminates 12-year-old marriage over wife’s indecent dressing

A Grade A Customary Court at Mapo in Ibadan has terminated a 12-year-old marriage between a transporter, Oluwaniyi Olajire, and his estranged wife, Omolabake, on grounds of infidelity and indecent dressing. Delivering judgment, the court’s President, Mrs S.M. Akintayo, said that the union was dissolved between Olajire and Omolabake in[Read More…]

My wife is too adulterous, divorce seeking man laments in court

A factory employee, Stephen Oyediran, has told a Mapo Grade A Customary Court in Ibadan to dissolve his eight-year-old marriage to his estranged wife, Busayo, over alleged adultery. Oyediran, who resides at Challenge, Ibadan, explained that he made up his mind to call it quit after Busayo failed to change[Read More…]

She’s violent, chases me with pounding pestle — Divorce seeker tells court

A 61-year-old man, Mr Steve Bashorun, on Thursday sued his wife, Oluwaseyi, before an Alagbado Customary Court in Lagos State, for alleged threat to life. Steve, who resides at Ikola area of Lagos State, told the court that he had been married to 40-year-old Oluwaseyi for 17 years. He also[Read More…]

She refused to cook for my daughter — Divorce seeking man

A 76-year-old man, Mr Samuel Akande, has prayed an Iyana-Ipaja Customary Court, on Thursday, to dissolve the union with his wife, Gift, for infidelity and refusing to cook for his daughter when she visited. Akande, who resides in Idimu in Lagos, told the court that he had been married to[Read More…]

He wants to kill me with too much sex, woman cries for divorce

A mother of three, Olamide Lawal, on Friday pleaded with a Grade ‘A’ Customary Court in Mapo, Ibadan to grant her divorce on the grounds that her husband, Saheed Lawal, engaged her with too much sex. In her petition, Olamide who lives in Ibadan also accused her husband of being[Read More…]

Police officer begs court for divorce over wife’s infidelity

A 45-year-old policeman, Mr Rafiu Ademola, on Thursday prayed an Igando Customary Court to dissolve his 14-year-old marriage over wife’s alleged adulterous nature. The petitioner told the court that his wife, Rashidat, was promiscuous. “I saw messages of her adulterous acts on her WhatsApp chats with her lovers, shemeets with[Read More…]

He says I eat too much, locks kitchen at night — Divorce-seeking woman

A 23-year-old woman, Firdausi Sulaiman on Monday dragged her husband, Haruna Haruna, before a Sharia Court sitting in Magajin Gari, Kaduna State, seeking divorce on grounds that he beats her and says she eats too much. In her petition, Suleiman, who lives in Rigasa in Kaduna, also told the court[Read More…]

Court orders Dr. Dre to pay Ex-Wife spousal support

In a significant victory for Nicole Young, a judge has ordered American music executive, Dr. Dre to pay his former wife, $300,000 per month in spousal support. Dr Dre, real name Andre Young, and his ex-wife were both in court for a hearing this week. According to legal documents, obtained[Read More…]